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Former Fort Worth police officer found guilty of manslaughter of Atatiana Jefferson

A jury on Thursday found Aaron Dean guilty of manslaughter for shooting Jefferson while she babysat her nephew in her mother’s home in 2019.

Aaron Dean reacts on the stand while testifying on Monday, Dec. 12, 2022, in Fort Worth, Texas. Dean, a former Fort Worth police officer, fatally shot Atatiana Jefferson in 2019 during an open structure call at her home.

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